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SLI 2007 No. 255 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003 to replace references to earlier versions of ethical guidelines with references to revised versions of those guidelines.
Administered by: Health
Registered 22 Aug 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2007
Tabled HR11-Sep-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Research Involving Human Embryos Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2007 No. 255

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.

Dated 22 August 2007

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

BRETT MASON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Research Involving Human Embryos Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 24 August 2007.

3              Amendment of Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003

                Schedule 1 amends the Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 1.3

substitute

1.3           Definitions

                In these Regulations:

Act means the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.

ART Guidelines means the Ethical guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research, issued by the CEO of the NHMRC in 2007 and as existing on 24 August 2007.

Note   The Ethical guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research are available on the Internet — see http://www.nhmrc.gov.au.

[2]           Part 2, heading

substitute

Part 2                 Regulation of the use of excess ART embryos, other embryos and human eggs

[3]           Regulation 2.1A

substitute

2.1A        Proper consent — prescribed guidelines

                For the definition of proper consent in section 8 of the Act, the ART Guidelines are prescribed.

[4]           Paragraphs 2.2 (a) and (b)

substitute

                (a)    the ART Guidelines;

               (b)    the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, issued by the CEO of the NHMRC in 2007 and as existing on 24 August 2007.

Note   The National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research is available on the Internet — see http://www.nhmrc.gov.au.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.